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Today's Features

  • Lent series for adults at local Catholic center
    TELL CITY – As those of the Catholic faith celebrate 50 years of Vatican, the Catholic Ministry Center in Tell City will welcome the Rev. Jeremy King, OSB, a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad, for a Lent series for adults.
    The talks will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning today at the ministry center.

  • TELL CITY – Catholic Charities will host its second annual St. Joseph’s Table March 17, at the Knights of Columbus home at 11th and Tell streets in Tell City. The St. Joseph’s Table is held around the feast day of St. Joseph, which is March 19. It is a celebration of family.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The United Way of Perry County announced the addition of three new board members, Linda Reed, Lagina Gogel and Julie Strassell-Hauser. Each year the United Way invites individuals to serve on the board of trustees who represent the diversity of Perry County. The board members govern the work of the United Way in Perry and Crawford counties.

  • Matt and Candy Parks of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Creed Matthew Parks, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Owensboro Regional Hospital in Owensboro, Ky.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 211/4 inches long.
    Mrs. Parks is the former Candy Jarboe. Creed has one older brother, Trent, 5.
    Grandparents are Angie Jarboe of Tell City, Mike and JoAnn Smith of English, Larry Parks of Marengo and the late Terry Jarboe.
    Great-grandmother is Mary Manship of Paoli.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Albert Peter of Tell City will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 2, 2013.

    Albert “Bud” Peter and the former Paula Phelps were married at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City March 2, 1963. Their maid of honor was Lynda Delaisse and the best man was James Howe.

  • Patricia Riley was crowned 2013 Valentine queen and Ralph Fay was crowned 2013 Valentine king at a party held Feb. 14 at Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills in Tell City. The king and queen were chosen by votes from residents, staff, family and visitors. They were presented gifts from the facility. Refreshments of heart-shaped cookies and red punch were served by the staff during the party.

  • Twin Lakes 4-H Club

    ST. MEINRAD – The Twin Lakes 4-H Club held its second meeting of the year Feb. 3 at the co-op in St. Meinrad.
    The meeting was called to order with pledges being led by President Taylor Elmer and Vice President Amber Lindauer. The minutes were read by the secretary, Matthew Schlachter.
    The treasurer’s report was given by Johnathon Davis and he stated a cash award was received from the 4-H Council for the club winning third place in the window display contest.

  • FORT BENNING, Ga. – Pfc. Tyrel Newlin completed Army basic training Jan. 17 at Fort Benning. He also graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne Feb. 14.

    He is currently stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., and enrolled in the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.
    Newlin is a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School and is the son of Mark and Penny Newlin of Tell City.

  • BRANCHVILLE – Pamela Metz has been appointed president of Boston International effective Jan. 29.

    For the past six years, Metz has been the national director of sales for Boston International, a distributor of paper products, giftware and decorative accessories. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the gift market. Her previous positions have include senior executive at Ganz LLC and vice president of sales at Russ Berrie and Co.

  • Cassie Lynn Cassidy and Derek Keith Culbertson were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday Oct. 20, 2012, at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Mary Cassidy of Tell City. Mr. Culbertson is the son of Keith and Cindy Culbertson of Bristow.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony officiated by Al Madden.